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Old Yesterday, 04:14 PM   #1
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Picked up a granite molcajete y tejalote

That would be a Mexican corn grinding stone for those north of the Río Roja.

Has anybody used one of these for milling small quanities of your own bp. Seems like a good way to ensure that the nitre and sulfur is incorporarated into the voids in the charcoal. Sure it will take some time.
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Just don't use it for grinding your corn if you value having teeth. The lava rock ones are real bad about mixing pumice in with your final product.
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Old Yesterday, 09:02 PM   #3
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This one is solid granite...both the molcajete (bowl) and tejalote (pestle).
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